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101. Cryptorchidism (Diagnosis)

of surgery (before age 1 year) and the benefits of early surgical intervention. The patient and his family should be informed about the risks of infertility and malignancy. Self-examination after the onset of puberty should be discussed as very important for the early diagnosis and successful treatment of testicular cancer. Previous References Braga LH, Lorenzo AJ. Cryptorchidism: A practical review for all community healthcare providers. Can Urol Assoc J . 2017 Jan-Feb. 11 (1-2Suppl1):S26-S32 (...) the 0.3-0.7% reported in the healthy population. The most common tumor in an undescended testis is a , whereas the most common tumor after successful orchiopexy is . Approximately 20% of these tumors occur in a contralateral descended testis. Carcinoma in situ occurs in approximately 0.4% of patients undergoing orchiopexy. Orchiopexy is not protective against subsequent testis cancer but does place the testis in a favorable position for routine self-examination, which is important in the early

2014 eMedicine Pediatrics

102. Disorders of the Breast (Diagnosis)

with a positive family history. [ ] Screening guidelines for patients with a history of atypia on breast biopsy findings are still evolving. In adults, current recommendations include yearly physician examinations and yearly mammography. [ ] Patients should be aware of the limitations and should be taught how to perform self-examinations on their breasts. No data indicate that the additive radiation from mammography increases the risk of breast cancer. These recommendations should be followed in children (...) . [ ] The differential diagnosis for gynecomastia includes the following: Testicular feminization Hormone-secreting tumors Drug use (eg, cimetidine, marijuana) Familial predisposition Previous Next: Malignant Breast Disease in Children and Adolescents Malignant breast disease is uncommon in children and in adolescents. Risk factors for breast malignancies include the following: History of familial breast cancer Previous benign disease associated with malignancy (ie, fibrocystic changes with atypia) Other

2014 eMedicine Pediatrics

104. Patient Modesty: Volume 76

At , said... PT, have you actually had intimate medical care in the past decade or is where you are coming based on very long ago experiences? I have been catheterized probably 3 dozen times over the past 11 years by a number of female nurses (mostly NP's)for cystoscopies, bladder cancer treatments, and two surgeries. At the beginning of the process I also had an abdominable & testicular ultrasound by a female tech. I have been self conscious each and every time but my exposure is always kept

2016 Bioethics Discussion Blog

105. Pre-participation Exam

and ankle (unstable) (Recurrent dislocation) Assess elbow stability Painful disease IX. Exam: Neurologic Gross coordination X. Exam: Genitourinary Male s Single unpaired ( ) Testicular Masses Tanner stage See in Boys Discuss Self- exam peak in age 18-35 years XI. Exam: Genitourinary Female No longer done routinely with now Schedule separate gynecologic exam if indicated Ask about ( ) or Menstrual dating See in Girls XII. References Images: Related links to external sites (from Bing) These images

2015 FP Notebook

106. Prescribe Exercise for Prevention of Falls and Fractures: A Family Health Team Approach

of Canada 2010. Family Physicians as Gatekeepers. Health Canada. Database on the Internet 2011; Available at: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/physactiv/index-eng.php. Accessed June 8 2011. Barling NR, Lehmann M. Young men's awareness, attitudes and practice of testicular self-examination: a Health Action Process Approach. Psychol Health Med 1999; 4(3):255-263. Cao D, Xie G. From intention to health behavior: An overview on Health Action Process Approach. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology 2010; 18(6 (...) and maintenance of health behaviors: Theoretical approaches and a new model. Washington: Hemisphere; 1992. p. 217-243. Luszczynska A, Schwarzer R. Planning and self-efficacy in the adoption and maintenance of breast self-examination: A longitudinal study on self-regulatory cognitions. Psychology and Health 2003; 18:93-108. Layout table for additonal information Responsible Party: University of Waterloo ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: Other Study ID Numbers: 17664 First Posted: October 3, 2012 Results First

2012 Clinical Trials

107. Cancer information and anxiety: applying the extended parallel process model. (Abstract)

Cancer information and anxiety: applying the extended parallel process model. There is concern that public education about testicular cancer (TC) may cause unnecessary anxiety. Psychological theory suggests that if threat (eg, TC) information is accompanied with threat control strategies (eg, testicular self-examination; TSE) anxiety is less likely. Male students (N=443) were randomized to either a TC or TC +TSE information group or a no information control group, and assessed at three time (...) points. Anxiety levels did not differ between the groups and exposure to TC+TSE resulted in greater perceived message benefit, increased intention to self-examine and lower message denigration. This suggests TC information is not anxiogenic, but inclusion of TSE information may improve acceptance of disease awareness information.

2012 Journal of health psychology Controlled trial quality: uncertain

108. 3 successful physician social media stories

rap videos where he raps about topics like safe sex, alternative medicine, vaccines. One of his more famous videos is a Michael Jackson parody called , where he raps about testicular self-exams. Ever since that video got put up on YouTube, he gets calls from clinics across the country saying they’re diagnosing more testicular masses because that video is being played in their waiting rooms. As Zubin said in one of his talks, he had more public health influence dressed in a bathrobe rapping in his

2015 KevinMD blog

109. eJournal Club - Session length and weight gain

IDWG. Perhaps when the nephrology community acknowledges the true relationships between IDWG, high ultrafiltration rates, sodium modeling and myocardial ischemia/cardiac stunning/ cardiac hybernation, perhaps then, the iatrogenic nature of IDWG will strike a chord of introspective self examination of the prohibition of the Hippocratic Oath, first do no harm. said... Great comment, thanks. I think that's the real value of Jenny's research. Subscribe to: Interested in Contributing to the Renal Fellow (...) a transplant because of two prior cancers, testicular in medical school and melanoma shortly after starting dialysis. Interestingly, the melanoma was found by my request for a dermatology screen as part of my transplant evaluation. Using the term "noncompliance" underlies the prevalent imbalance in the doctor-patient relationships in dialysis units. It ignores the physiology of myocardial ischemia inducing permanent damage to the heart of dialysis patients from excessive ultrafiltration rates even

2013 Renal Fellow Network

111. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome patients includes colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, and video capsule endoscopy beginning at age 8, with the timing of subsequent surveillance determined by the findings. Surveillance for breast, ovarian, endometrial, and cervical cancer should include breast self-examination starting at age 18 and then starting at age 25 should include annual pelvic examination, pelvic or transvaginal ultrasound, Papanicolaou (Pap) test, and breast MRI and/or mammogram. In addition, surveillance (...) for pancreatic cancer should begin at age 30 and include magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) or endoscopic ultrasonography. Surveillance of the testes (for Sertoli cell tumor) by testicular examination should be done annually from birth to adolescence; ultrasonography should be done if abnormalities are palpated or if feminization occurs. Although Peutz-Jeghers syndrome patients are at increased risk of lung cancer, no specific screening is recommended but should be considered if patients

2013 Merck Manual (19th Edition)

112. Health Supervision of the Well Child

orthopedic evaluation. Genital examination Girls should be offered a pelvic examination and Papanicolaou (Pap) testing at age 21. All sexually active patients should be screened for sexually transmitted diseases. Testicular and inguinal evaluation should be done at every visit, specifically looking for undescended testes in infants and young boys, testicular masses in older adolescents, and inguinal hernia in boys of all ages. Adolescent boys should be taught how to do testicular self-examination (...) to check for masses, and adolescent girls should be taught how to do breast self-examination. Prevention Preventive counseling is part of every well-child visit and covers a broad spectrum of topics, such as recommendations to have infants sleep on their backs, injury prevention, nutritional and exercise advice, and discussions of violence, firearms, and substance abuse. Safety Recommendations for injury prevention vary by age. Some examples follow. For infants from birth to 6 mo: Using a rear-facing

2013 Merck Manual (19th Edition)

113. Alcohol and cancer Full Text available with Trip Pro

factors for bladder cancer." Cervical cancer [ ] Main article: A study concluded "that alcoholic women are at high risk for in situ and invasive cervical cancer" but attributed this to indirect, lifestyle-related reasons. Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) breast cancer [ ] "DCIS patients and control subjects did not differ with respect to oral contraceptive use, hormone replacement therapy, alcohol consumption or smoking history, or breast self-examination. Associations for LCIS were similar (...) article: A few studies have indicated an increased risk of neuroblastoma with use of alcohol during pregnancy. Salivary gland cancer (SGC) [ ] Main article: Alcohol use is associated with an increased risk of salivary gland cancer. Testicular cancer [ ] Main article: A review concluded that "There is no firm evidence of a causal relation between behavior risks [tobacco, alcohol and diet] and testicular cancer." Thyroid cancer [ ] Main article: A 2009 review found that alcohol intake does not affect

2012 Wikipedia

114. Floating Balls Appearance in Testicular Cystic Teratoma. (Abstract)

Floating Balls Appearance in Testicular Cystic Teratoma. Fourteen cases of a "floating balls" appearance on imaging studies in a mature ovarian cystic teratoma have been reported in published studies since 1991. Past investigators could not provide an explanation for the true mechanism of the formation of the balls. However, the floating balls occurred in rather large cysts. Because of self-examination, patients with testicular teratoma are usually referred to the hospital when the tumor (...) is of a smaller size than that seen in patients with ovarian teratoma. We report the first case of a floating balls appearance in a testicular teratoma.

2009 Urology

115. A brief intervention designed to increase breast cancer self-screening. Full Text available with Trip Pro

A brief intervention designed to increase breast cancer self-screening. To assess the efficacy of an intervention designed to increase appropriate use of breast self-examination (BSE).Two-armed randomized clinical trial of cancer-control interventions in women that compared a BSE intervention program to a dietary intervention, which served as the control group. The study was conducted at a large health maintenance organization in Portland, Oregon. Participants were 616 female members (...) be modified to target other screening practices (e.g., skin or testicular cancer screening) that are associated with reduced cancer morbidity and mortality.

2009 American journal of health promotion : AJHP Controlled trial quality: uncertain

116. Treatment and Recommendations on Reproductive Health Care for Homeless Patients

orifices in men and women, consider- ing sexual practices. For patients with a history of Hepatitis C or chronic Hepatitis B infections, include CBC with differentials, liver function and bilirubin testing. ? Pregnancy test urine pregnancy test (UCG) ? Routine health care maintenance For female: annual Pap smear with reflex HPV testing beginning within three years of sexual debut or at age 21 or older. Mammo- gram if indicated. For male: periodic testicular self-examination and instruction (...) . Explain risks of pregnancy to patient and fetus related to alcohol, drug, and nicotine use. Encourage folate-containing vitamin supplements. Educate client desiring preg- nancy about advantages of and contraindications to breast feeding. ? Health care maintenance Encourage regular breast/testicular self-exam. ? Storage/expiration of condoms, birth control pills Educate patient about proper storage of condoms and birth control pills. ? Co-existing medical conditions Educate patient about possible

2008 National Health Care for the Homeless Council

117. The determinants of screening uptake and interventions for increasing uptake: a systematic review

programmes were all included. Studies of self-examination procedures such as BSE and testicular self-examination were excluded, as were measures of accessibility and perceptions of barriers or motivations. Participants included in the review The inclusion criteria specified any people eligible to participate in a screening programme as defined by the entry criteria for that programme. Outcomes assessed in the review The outcome selected for the review was screening uptake or non-uptake, as recorded

2000 DARE.

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